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Graphic novel about the rescue of Jewish children wins award

Kathryn Shoemaker and Irene N. Watts have won a second award for their graphic novel Seeking Refuge, published by Tradewind Books. The book has won in the category of “Children & Youth” for the Jonathan & Heather Berkowitz Prize. ​Seeking Refuge … Continue reading

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START THE PRESSES! – The latest news from CWILL BC writers and illustrators

CWILL Member News for March 2014 Karen Autio’s first picture book GROWING UP IN WILD HORSE CANYON has been accepted for publication by Sono Nis Press. Karen’s Vancouver Island book tour is set for April 7-11, 2014. In her school … Continue reading

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START THE PRESSES! – The latest news from CWILL BC writers and illustrators

Irene N. Watts has two books out, Touched by Fire and ESCAPE FROM BERLIN, Tundra Books. Tradewind books has sold rights for NO PETS ALLOWED to Brazil. Pam Withers has had a second young-adult adventure novel accepted by Tundra Books. … Continue reading

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New in the CWILLosphere

Here are just a few of the things on the minds of CWILL BC members this week: Lois Peterson explains why she writes an hour a day… every day. On Lorna Suzuki’s blog, Darlene Foster reveals how her writing life … Continue reading

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What Writers Read: Irene N. Watts

What do children’s writers and illustrators read in their spare time? In this series of interviews with B.C. book folks, we discuss everything from guilty reading pleasures to the best literary villains. If you’d like to share some favourites of … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Lily Shortlist Announced

Here are the nominated titles for the Chocolate Lily Book Awards 2012! Novels: Hannah and the Spindle Whorl by Carol Anne Shaw (Ronsdale Press) Silver Rain by Lois Peterson (Orca Book Publishers) Follow the Elephant by Beryl Young (Ronsdale Press) … Continue reading

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